All Landmark Wholesale articles – Page 5


    Today’s Group toasts double capture of Gold Star and Botl


    New wholesaler Gold Star Cash Carry has joined Today's Group. Gold Star was set up last month after it acquired the assets of Landmark Wholesale member Premier Wholesale, which fell into administration last October. It will trade...


    Landmark celebrates booming drink sales in December


    Landmark Wholesale sales rose by just over 9% in December, buoyed by a strong performance in alcohol. Sales of licensed goods were up almost 22% in December, with own-brand sales up almost 17%.


    Hyperama is not for sale ‘and we intend to keep it that way’


    Landmark Wholesale has quashed rumours that Hyperama Cash & Carry is to be sold to Bestway.

    Rumours have been circulating that Bestway could buy the Landmark Wholesale member after it confirmed it was still on the acquisition trail…

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    United Wholesale to widen its offer with Polmadie extension


    Scottish wholesaler United Wholesale Grocers is more than doubling the size of its depot in Polmadie. Work starts on the extension next month and will increase the sales area of the Landmark Wholesale member's depot from 35,000 sq ft to...

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    Landmark names its new vice chairman


    Blakemore Wholesale MD Sam Wilcox has become vice chairman of Landmark Wholesale after sitting on the buying group's board for eight years. He has replaced Brian Met­calfe of DBC Food­service, who steps down from the position ahead of his...

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    Landmark sales up 10% year-on-year


    Landmark Wholesale has reported a double-digit sales rise in October, making its year-to-date sales 10% higher than last year. Licensed goods are up 19.2% so far this year and own brand 12.5% ahead. The bestselling lines are LSV Energy...

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    Private label push pays off for Landmark


    A greater focus on private label has sent sales of own-brand lines at Landmark Wholesale surging. August was the wholesaler's best month in 2010 for own-label sales, which were up 29% on last August. Sales of No3 tobacco were boosted by...

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    Prince Consort spirits provide royal returns


    Landmark Wholesale’s Prince Consort own-label spirits brand has seen an “exceptional” 31% increase in sales over the past year.

    Cash-strapped consumers trading down from brands had boosted sales of the range, which includes whisky, gin,…

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    Blakemore camps it up to pitch new lines


    Blakemore Wholesale has pitched a bright yellow tent in the foyer of its Wolverhampton depot to showcase new products. The wholesaler is running the Focus Zone project alongside Landmark Wholesale and Britvic. The drink...

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    Camelot Foods joins Landmark to help drive expansion plans


    Chilled food manufacturer and wholesaler Camelot Foods has joined buying group Landmark Wholesale. The Crawley-based Camelot currently delivers to 520 stores and seven wholesalers. It now hopes to expand its customer base to other...

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    Hyperama has high hopes of full shelves


    Wholesaler Hyperama has improved its availability in a bid to improve the customer shopping experience in its depots. The group said availability levels were already high thanks to service from Landmark Wholesale, but it had stepped up...


    'Home of brands' Landmark to push own-label after strategy re-think


    Landmark Wholesale has launched a major push on its core own-label products as part of a new strategy to help give wholesalers and retailers a point of difference over the major multiples.

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    Landmark set for ambient delivery move


    Landmark Wholesale could launch its own delivery service for ambient goods. The group will carry out a feasibility study to determine whether members would benefit from having products delivered to them via a third-party provider rather...

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    Landmark double-digit growth reflects buoyant indie trading


    Landmark Wholesale has provided further evidence of a booming independent sector by posting double-digit sales growth. The buying group said sales from its member depots had increased 10.5% during June, with year-to-date sales up 9.2%.

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    Elbrook calls time on Landmark coupling


    Elbrook Cash Carry has announced that it will part company with Landmark Wholesale at the end of this year. The Mitcham-based drinks wholesaler, which has been a member of Landmark since 2005, claimed there had been no disagreement...

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    Own label soars 13.5% at Landmark


    Sales to retailers and caterers rose an impressive 7.8% at Landmark Wholesale last month. The wholesale group's own-label sales shot up 13.5%, licensed sales rose by 5.5% and cigarettes continued to defy the market decline by increasing...

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    Drinks Inc set to be first in series of new Landmark members


    Buying group Landmark Wholesale has recruited Northern Ireland-based wholesaler Drinks Inc and promised that more members are to follow. Membership of Landmark will enable Drinks Inc, which has a turnover of £32m, to negotiate better...

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    Landmark’s Doyle calls for greater unity


    Landmark Wholesale will look to please 80% of the people, 100% of the time as it looks to grow its business and improve its dealings with suppliers.

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    Landmark reshuffles to fill Krishan’s role


    Landmark Wholesale has restructured following the departure of senior retail controller Raj Krishan, who left in January to become retail development director at the Today's Group. Landmark has promoted Stuart Johnson, formerly retail...

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    Landmark slows recruitment in in favour of focus on compliance


    Landmark Wholesale is to focus primarily on raising loyalty in its 2,170 Lifestyle Express stores this year, rather than recruiting more members.